It goes without saying that college is stressful, and that after months of relentless work, you can feel pretty drained.
"Major" Decision Making is Always Hard
Many freshmen attending college this coming fall will probably have the same questions on their mind – “Where are the parties?” “How do I make friends?” – and most importantly, “What should I major in?” Choosing a major defines how your college experience will go, and is therefore a huge decision.
Monmouth Parking: A $50,000 Nightmare
At Monmouth, the amount of enrolled students is rising. The University is accepting more students, and more currently enrolled students, such as myself, aren’t graduating on time. As we stay here longer, we still need to come to class – and to come to class, we need to park our cars on campus. Rising numbers […]
Be Selfish: The Time Is Now
Live your life for you. Take risks you never wanted to take, jump even when you don’t know where your feet will land. Do what you want whenever you want to keep yourself healthy and happy and whole.
5 Ways to Stay Motivated This Semester
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Now that fall break is officially over, some feel like the semester is just flying by, while others feel as though the workload will never end. Being halfway through the semester can make it difficult to find the motivation one may have had while starting off the new school year. Luckily, there are a few […]
Stress Among MU Students
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Its seems that in today’s world, college and stress go hand in hand. You cannot possibly have one without the other (and if somehow you are a college student without stress, please share that key to success). Take a stroll through the campus and count how many smiling faces you see. Walk […]
"The Perfect Body" & the Media
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–It is not always easy to feel comfortable in your own skin, especially when society has an idea of the “perfect body”–an idea that is popularized through the media. Women in media tend to be unrealistically pretty with a thin body, airbrushed skin, perfect hair, nails, everything. However, women in the real world rarely […]
Stay Calm, Finals Are Coming
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.—With final season among us, it is safe to say stress levels are at the all time high. From papers to exams, the work load can be unbearable and occasionally, unmanageable. And since the average student juggles 15 to 18 credits each semester, that can add up to four or more finals falling in the […]
Travel Tips for the Broke MU Student
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Whether you are trying to get away for the long winter holiday or just getting a jump start on spring break plans, there is one issue that can always bring your wanderlust to a screeching halt: money. We cannot all be like Alexis Ren and her rich beau, traveling from beach to […]
The Reality of Campus Parking
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ–Leaving the house at 10:40 a.m. for an 11:40 a.m. class is the reality for the average Monmouth University student. The university has set up several new additions for the campus this year, like accepting an overabundance of freshman, adding a new dining service, and altering the academic calendar. While these new additions […]